Osteosarcoma - conventional (histology)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Pathology

Conventional osteosarcoma histology. Image courtesy of Bulent Celasun, MD. See case description page for more details. 

Case Discussion

An H&E image from a case of conventional osteosarcoma involving proximal tibia. Other areas had cartilaginous and giant celled morphology. In addition to mitosis (upper left) and cellular atypia (everywhere), which are usual; one should see the atypical osteoid (upper right) to make the diagnosis. The patient was a 14-year-old boy. 

Author: Bulent Celasun, MD.

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Case information

rID: 7522
Published: 6th Nov 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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